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Transportation Futurist Simon Anderson to Speak at TransForum 2015

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ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International futurist and award-winning author Simon Anderson, founder of Venture Foresight, LLC, has been selected to be a featured speaker at the TMW TransForum user conference on Sept. 14, 2015 in Orlando. Anderson will focus on the near-future of trucking and transportation in his presentation.

Thought-provoking keynote speaker, transportation futurist, and author, Simon Anderson has been selected to join speakers including Jeffrey Baxter at the annual TMW TransForum User Conference. On September 14, 2015, Anderson will be speaking at a featured session where he'll be discussing new technologies and trends that are transforming transportation and trucking and how businesses and other organizations can better position themselves for an uncertain future.

The presentation, drawn partially from the new edition Anderson's award-winning book "Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Trends Transforming Tomorrow [Updated & Expanded]" (co-authored with globally acclaimed futurist Jack Uldrich) will discuss trends and technologies including automation, advancements in AI, robotics, and wearables. He will also speak about generational trends, the future of work, unlearning, and creating a corporate culture that can adapt and thrive in a fast-changing world.

"The world is being transformed by exponential advancements in technology and every one of our lives and careers will be touched by these advancements," says Anderson. "My role as a futurist is to be a catalyst for discussion, and to help leaders recognize opportunities before they become challenges."

In the past year, Anderson has addressed businesses and other organizations around the country and in Canada including Wake Tech in Raleigh, N.C., the Agricultural Service Boards of Alberta, in Edmonton, and the North Dakota Department of Transportation, in Bismarck. His work has also been featured in a variety of publications including the World Future Society's site - http://www.wfs.org/ - and the Austrian management magazine, the Hernsteiner.

Parties interested in learning more about Simon Anderson, his book "Foresight 20/20" (ISBN: 978-1592988945), his blog or his speaking availability are encouraged to visit his website at: http://www.ventureforesight.com/.

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